1907 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds
1950 Phillies skipper Eddie Sawyer selected as Manager of Year
1950 White Sox release Luke Appling, who had been a Sox since 1930
1953 Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws
1961 PGA eliminates caucasians only rule
1965 1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis
1976 Oakland A’s release Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame baseball career
1978 North American Soccer League (NASL) realigns its 24 teams into 6 divisions
1982 Brewers’ Robin Yount wins AL MVP unanimously
1984 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B
1984 Most shots in a NY Islander game (88 – Isles 45, NY Rangers 43)
1988 MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
1991 Houston’s Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
1996 8th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 48-21 in Chestnut Hill
2014 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: Home favourite Petra Kvitová beats Germany’s Angelique Kerber 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 for an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-1) and an 8th title for the Czechs
2015 World Anti-Doping Agency commission report recommends Russian Federation be banned from athletics competitions for running a ”state-supported” doping programme

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